March 19, 2017

Capturing The Sun


Spotted the sunlight ray at 4:00 PM on the wall while waiting for uber, captured it with my face. Someone told me: "The sun doesn't like you". I believe that's not true.
#nofilter 





How's your March going? Mine's going pretty well except my swollen toe. My mind is busy learning and falling in love as usual. I suffered a mini crisis on social media but everything is getting better again. I lost a pair of earrings, which is sad.  

I go to bed pretty late recently, around 1 or 2am, then wake up around 11am. My cat is fine, my dog is fine. Sometimes I'm not sure if I can write blog posts anymore because you see, this sucks. I barely have a decent topic. Anyway, let's just consider this as a mini life update.

I hope you guys don't miss me too much. And the sun does like you. Trust me.


xo,
Liz

March 2, 2017

What's In My Bag - School Edition


I always need big bags as my everyday bags because I carry a lot of things with me. This is one of my bags which is from Accessorize and I've been using it for two years. 
1. Phone - very important 
2. Gadget pouch - where I keep other essentials (scroll down to see what's inside)
3. Sunnies - bought 'em from Topshop
4. Hand gel - you know you need your hands to be less smelly. It is proven that hand gel does not efficiently decontaminate your hands so I don't use it much if there's soap around.
5. Pencil case - made from yam in Myanmar and it is a gift from 'the good friend'. Inside: a blue ballpoint pen, a black pen, a highlighter, a pencil, lead refill and an eraser
6. Notebook - where I take notes
7. Wallet - bought it from Accessorize as well. Inside: cash, cards and some personal information. By the way, I'm looking for a smaller wallet because this one takes too much space. 
8. Umbrella - just in case it rains - you never know
9. Earphones  
10. Tissue
11. Bottle of water
12. Keys


Sometimes I carry my laptop with me if needed. 
Oh! And a lunchbox too!
Also some bus tickets.

What's in my gadget pouch?
(I bought this pouch from Kikki K in their Lilac & Gold collection)

1. Some bandages  - just in case I have paper cuts or small injuries
2. Some pills - digestive pill, allergy pills and some panadol
3. Eye drops
4. Mirror - I stole the almost-finished Channel blush compact from my sister and used it as the mirror. She took it back :( 
5. Lipsticks - a M.A.C (Cremesheen - On Hold) and a Givenchy (Le Rouge À Porter - 206 Corail Decolletà)
6. Lipbalm from My Bee Natural, it moisturise your lips very well and it smells so sweet
7. Dental floss

xo,
Liz

P/s: Please note that I have embedded all the links that I possibly found in the mentioned products.







February 16, 2017

Eargasm: Tennis


A few days ago I incidentally discovered a music band called Tennis (please check out this link as well) - an American indie pop band. They give me (a 90's kid) a nostalgia of the 70's era that I have never experienced before. Their rhythm, sounds, and vocals are so pleasing. Their visuals, videos, concepts are more than aesthetic - something I utterly reblog on Tumblr. The band includes two members - Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley who are husband and wife duo. There must have been tremendously bewitching moments to Alaina and Patrick when they first met in a philosophy class, fell in love, started a band after a sailing expedition and got married. In an interview with The Huffington Post, the inspiration that led them to this style of music was the song Baby It's You by The Shirelles, which was played in a bar while they were on their sailing voyage. How much aesthetic do you see?

Someone on Youtube commented:"Didn't know Ferris Bueller's sister had a band". It took me 5 days to get over my confusion.


(Can we just spend a moment to compliment her hair?)



Check out the infomercial of their new album 'Yours Conditionally' - too good to be true




These are what I have been listening to in the past weeks. Enjoy!


Liz

February 2, 2017

Repeat or Repulse











A round of applause for a new month of the year - the second most beautiful month of the year. What I have done so far is starting on my bullet journal - a sufficient way to control your work and time (to anyone who doesn't know what a bullet journal is, take a look here). I have been thinking of more resolutions to add to the list for this year and I do not have any specific resolutions. Other bloggers have set up 50, 70 or 100 resolutions for themselves and I only have like 5 in my head.
1. Reading more books is one of them. Not just books, but, I will read more.
2. Getting back to swimming. Perhaps I need a new swimsuit.
3. Collaborating with more brands (genuine features duh!)
4. Saving up for a new phone.
5. Reducing fast fashion and finding alternative brands for fast fashion brands (how embarrassing I am that I'm wearing a Zara jumper in my photos). (To my way of thinking, boycotting the fast fashion industry is not a feasible way to condemn a company's environmental and labour compliance. Besides, not everyone can afford designer fashion. Nonetheless, lessen the more the better.)

Resolutions are great, particularly to people who are indulging in retrospection and reevaluating some of their life choices. However, I do not want to reduplicate suggested resolutions, and I believe so do some of you. You do not have to set up common goals as everyone does. New year's resolutions do not mean you have to set up all the resolutions at the beginning of the year. If you are still having a struggle with settling your resolutions, no problemo. It's okay if you're having 0 5 10 or somewhat but not 50 70 100 goals in your mind. You can fill in the list in each stage of the year - corresponding to the circumstances. In addition, quality over quantity. A few achievable (with effort) and practical goals are better than loads of unmanageable and indistinct ones. It's similar to running a blog, it's useless when you only have blog titles without the content. So, first thing first, brainstorm ways to reach your goals - how to get courage, motivation, patience and so on.

xo,
Liz

. Jumpsuit - Zara
. Shoes - Dr. Martens

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